Canada’s Ministers of Agriculture advance improvements to business risk management programs and collaborate on other priorities
From: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
B.C. businesses are partnering with the federal and provincial governments to help their businesses grow, produce and pollinate.
Farmers, ranchers and food processors in Yukon and northern B.C. may soon have more local customers, as the two governments connect to build food security and increase the supply and production of local food in the North.
The Province is proposing more residential flexibility for people living in the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) as outlined in a new policy intentions paper released Jan. 27, 2020, by the Ministry of Agriculture.
B.C. farmers enrolled in the federal-provincial AgriStability program will be eligible to receive a much higher interim payment this winter to help them through a difficult 2019 agricultural year.
Growers in British Columbia can apply for the next round of Hazelnut Renewal Program funding for the spring planting season, to help replace trees and establish new orchards with disease-resistant varieties.
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